Claimed off the waivers from the Blue Jays, Lawrence was one of several pitchers that went back and forth from Seattle to Tacoma.

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The Mariners continue to clean up their 40-man roster with the World Series near the end and the deadline for players on the 60-day disabled list to be re-added nears.

On Tuesday afternoon, versatile right-handed pitcher Casey Lawrence was removed from the 40-man after clearing waivers and outrighted to Class AAA Tacoma. The Mariners now have an open spot on their 40-man roster.

Lawrence, 30, was claimed off waivers from the Blue Jays on May 11. He rode the roster-move shuttle from Seattle to Tacoma, making 23 relief appearances for the Mariners in 2017. Lawrence posted a 2-0 record with a 5.57 ERA, striking out 45 batters in 42 innings pitched. He had four different stints with Seattle:  May 17-June 2June 12-13July 28Aug. 15 and Aug. 19-end of season. During his time with the Rainiers,  he posted a 2-4 record with a 4.08 ERA in seven starts and four relief appearances.